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This year, instead of people having Blessed Ashes placed on their foreheads by a priest on Ash Wednesday (Feb 17th), the Diocese of Cork and Ross is organising for special envelopes to be printed and distributed to the parishes.
Before Ash Wednesday these will have Ashes placed into them (safely) in parishes and they will be blessed in the churches on the morning of Ash Wednesday by the priests at Mass – behind closed doors.
They will then be available in the churches during the day so that people who can stop by for a prayer can also take one of the envelopes of Ashes and take them home to their own household and to another house where they may be part of a care bubble.
Guidance has been given to parishes to ensure compliance with public health and restrictions.Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, is a day of fast and abstinence.
It’s one of two days in the year (Good Friday is the other day) when Catholics are required to fast (restrict to one light meal and one snack) and abstain from meat, alcohol and luxuries.
(This applies to anyone over 14 except those who are elderly or unwell.)
Following today’s announcement of new Covid19 restrictions being imposed by the government, the following is the impact for our parish:-
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:
All Masses will be celebrated with a restricted congregation as planned (all church places have been allocated for the six Masses) Live-streamed Masses will be the 6pm Mass on Christmas Eve and the 12noon Mass on Christmas Day.
Dec 26th, St. Stephen’s Day: Mass with a congregation in church is not permitted.
Mass at 11am will be live streamed from Castletown Church.Regrettably, the 6pm Mass at Ahiohill is cancelled.
Sun Dec 27th:
the 8am and 10 am Masses are cancelled. The 12n Mass will be celebrated at Enniskeane Church and will be live-streamed.
Monday Dec 28th, Tues 29th, Wed 30th, Thurs 31st: These Masses will be celebrated privately.
Friday Jan 1st: Mass will be celebrated without a congregation in Enniskeane Church at 11am. It will be live-streamed.
Sat 2nd Jan: Mass in private
Sun 3rd Jan: Mass at 12n in Enniskeane Church: live-streamed.
Mon Jan 4th and Tues 5th: 10am Morning Mass live-streamed
Wed Jan 6th: Feast of Epiphany (Holyday of Obligation) – Evening Mass at 7.30pm live streamed.
Thurs Jan 7th: 10am Morning Mass live streamed.
Our best wishes to you and yours for a blessed and peaceful Christmas.